Perfect Posture: Brighton Chiropractor Exposes the Myth

Perfect Posture: Brighton Chiropractor Exposes the Myth

We’ve all heard the importance of good posture, but what does this mean exactly? Read on to find out the truth about the most common posture-related myths out there.  Myth: Most People Have Bad Posture You might have heard that bad posture is a common problem, or even that sitting in a hunched position can…

How To Avoid Back Pain At The Gym

How To Avoid Back Pain At The Gym

Regular exercise is a great way to maintain spinal health, but sometimes overexertion can do more harm than good.  At our chiropractic and physio clinic in Brighton, we often see people who have sustained a back injury from improper technique at the gym. Most commonly, this comes from bad ‘form’ in weight-lifting, as this kind…

What Can You Do To Speed Up Recovery? Brighton Chiropractor Tells All

What Can You Do To Speed Up Recovery? Brighton Chiropractor Tells All

There’s nothing more frustrating than finding that the path to recovery is longer than you expected. The cause of back pain is highly individual, often brought on by a combination of different factors, some of which you might not even be aware of. This means that no two journeys will be the same, even within…

What is Cauda Equina Syndrome? Brighton Chiropractor Explains.

What is Cauda Equina Syndrome? Brighton Chiropractor Explains.

Disc bulges, also called disc prolapse, disc herniation or slipped disc are common in the spine but most don’t cause any symptoms. When they do cause symptoms you can get back pain and sciatica. With the right chiropractic care most get better in a few weeks. Sometimes, however, the disc bulge is so big it…

Lower Back Pain While Walking - Brighton Chiropractor On How To Find Relief

Lower Back Pain While Walking – Brighton Chiropractor On How To Find Relief

Walking is a simple and effective way to maintain your spinal health. However, for many people, what should be an enjoyable experience can become a painful one due to lower back discomfort. If you’ve ever experienced this, you know how frustrating it can be.   Lower back discomfort while walking can manifest in a variety of…

Dynamic Sitting - The Easiest Way To Keep Moving At Work

Dynamic Sitting – The Easiest Way To Keep Moving At Work

Did you know that your spine needs almost constant movement to stay healthy?  Many people think that the spine needs to remain as straight as possible all the time. In fact, it has a natural S-shaped curve of its own. It consists of 33 bones stacked on top of each other, all with joints in…

Magnesium Deficiency: The Hidden Culprit Behind Migraines, Back Pain and Inflammation

Magnesium Deficiency: The Hidden Culprit Behind Migraines, Back Pain and Inflammation

Your body needs magnesium to run smoothly.  An average adult body contains around 25 grams of magnesium, 60% of which is stored in the skeleton. This macronutrient is a cofactor in the numerous biochemical reactions that continuously occur within the body. It is integral to the process of converting into energy, as well as regulating…

What Makes Your Back Hurt When You Cough?

What Makes Your Back Hurt When You Cough?

Can you pull a muscle or even strain your back by coughing? And what can you do to prevent this sort of injury? Muscle strains can happen as a result of any unusual activity – you’d likely get a problem if you laughed or yawned repeatedly for hours. But coughing is essential for clearing lungs…

Do Weather Changes Make Pain Worse?

Do Weather Changes Make Pain Worse?

Does it feel like your back pain gets worse when the weather is cold, stormy or changeable? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone.  Every person is different, so it’s difficult to be sure why erratic weather seems to make back pain, arthritis and headaches feel more severe. It has been observed that a…